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Box Office 2023

 SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! 

TICKET TYPES

Most tickets are 'Lawn' tickets where you bring your own chair/blanket (general admission on the grass, with blankets assigned nearer the stage). There are also a limited number of 'Table & Chairs' & 'Rattan Sofa' ticket options for which seating is provided, as follows:
 
LOWER LAWN
3x 'Tables & Chairs' (each for 4 people) right in front of the stage; the equivalent of the front row [marked in red on the plan below]
► 4x 'Tables & Chairs' (each for 4 people) to the sides of the stage. Please note your view will be side-on to the stage, and there will be metal cross-pieces of the stage roof slightly obscuring your view [marked in gold on the plan below]
MIDDLE LAWN
4x 'Tables & Chairs' (2x 4-seater & 2x 6-seater) on a raised platform and under cover to the side of the Middle Lawn [marked in red on the plan below]
 2x 'Tables & Chairs' (each a 4-seater) on the grass and semi-covered to the side of the Middle Lawn

► 3x 'Rattan Sofas' (3x 3-seater) under cover between the columns of the Rotunda [marked in gold on the plan below]
UPPER LAWN

10x 'Tables & Chairs' (7x 4-seater & 3x 6-seater) at the rear of the 'auditorium' on the Upper Lawn. Please note: these table are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis on the day between the 10 purchasers of these tickets [marked in gold and silver on the plan below]

Please scroll down beyond the event listings for more information about what to expect when you arrive at the Wight Proms, and to find out about our associated charity, Independent Arts. You can also watch a highlights video of last year's Wight Proms to get a feel for the festival

For all ticketing queries including access bookings, please contact us here.

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WORKSHOPS

Musical Theatre

SUN 13 AUG

(Ages 7-18)

The aim of this workshop is to inspire the next generation of budding young performers, by transporting them into the world of musical theatre. Those involved will learn a song (from the West End) during this workshop, which will involve singing and movement. They will then perform the song later that day at our headline show 'Wight at the Musicals'

10:00-13:00 Age 7-11

11:30-14:30 Age 12-18

17:30 Performance

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NIPPERS

Farm Yard Circus

MON 14 AUG

2PM

Shows at 11am and 2pm
 

A warm and cheery, family-friendly, farm-life inspired circus spectacle, the FARM YARD CIRCUS comprises group acrobatics, juggling, theatre, and live music

2PM SHOW
12:30 Car park opens
13:00 Gates open (lunch available to buy and eat on site)
14:00-14:45 Main show
15:00 Gates close

There's also a show at 11am if that suits you better!

Dolly Parton Country Tribute

COUNTRY

Isle of Country

WED 16 AUG

7.30PM

Brand-new for Wight Proms 2023, country music is coming to Cowes for One Night Only!

 

Starring 'Europe's leading DOLLY and KENNY' plus JOHN DENVER and SHANIA TWAIN tributes, and featuring the Country Superstars Band

"World's best Dolly tribute" BBC Radio

18:00 Car park opens
18:30 Gates open
19:30-21:30 Main show
21:45 Gates close

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COMEDY

A Wight Laugh

FRI 18 AUG

7.30PM

Join us for our annual helping of comedy at the Wight Proms with SEANN WALSH, PAUL McCAFFREY and TOM DEACON, hosted by PAUL COX

 

Plus live music from the island's very own THE ROCKAFELLAS before AND after the main show, meaning you can stay for drinks and a boogie after the show!

Please note: this show is recommended for those aged 16+

17:30 Car park opens
18:00 Gates open
18:15 The Rockafellas (Set 1)
19:30-21:30 Main show
21:45 The Rockafellas (Set 2)
23:00 Gates close

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MUSICALS

Wight at the Musicals

SUN 13 AUG

6.30PM

Be transported to the world of musical theatre; bringing you some of the best-known and popular songs from the West End and Broadway

Starring leading men OLIVER SAVILE (Wicked, Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera) and DANIEL BOYS (Rent, Grease. Avenue Q, Sweeney Todd, Spamalot) and leading ladies REBECCA LOCK (Heathers, School of Rock, Mary Poppins) and LAURA BALDWIN (Cinderella, Waitress, Eugenius)

16:30 Car park opens
17:00 Gates open
18:30-20:30 Main concert
21:00 Gates close

Support Acts: Theatretrain | The Wight Proms Musical Theatre Workshops

Click here to find out about our 'Musical Theatre Workshops' for those age 7-18

Baga Chipz

DRAG

Isle of Pride

TUE 15 AUG

7.30PM

Starring RuPaul's Drag Race queens JIMBO and BAGA CHIPZ, plus island favourite QUIVERS and hosted by AMANDA LOVETT from BBC's The Traitors, as they sashay into Cowes for 'One Night Only' with their huge personalities, comedy chaos and jaw-dropping vocals

Aftershow Act: DJ Snacks

17:30 Car park opens
18:00 Gates open
19:30-21:30 Main show
21:30 DJ Snacks
23:00 Gates close

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NIPPERS

Pop Princesses

THU 17 AUG

12.30PM

A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars! This is the children’s pop concert with a big difference. A musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairytale Princesses who just love to sing! It’s the perfect mix.

Featuring a soundtrack of top pop hits from artists such as Little Mix, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor, and internet sensation, JoJo Siwa, plus songs from all your favourite Films and Musicals. Come and join the fun!

11:00 Car park opens
11:30 Gates open
12:30-14:10 Main show
14:30 Gates close

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DANCE

Dance the Wight Away

SAT 19 AUG

7.30PM

Brand-new for Wight Proms 2023, dance takes centre stage with Strictly Come Dancing stars VINCENT SIMONE and IAN WAITE, born out of the special chemistry of their many years of friendship, dancing adventures and love of performing.

 

They will be joined live on stage by special guest vocalist JAI McDOWALL, Britain’s Got Talent Winner.

 

Be charmed by the magic of these two dancing legends along with their beautiful leading ladies and world-class vocalist on an enchanting journey from the sizzling Samba to the passion of Argentine Tango.

 

An unforgettable & spectacular show for all ages!

Support Act: Fusion Arts Academy

17:30 Car park opens
18:00 Gates open
19:30-21:30 Main show
22:00 Gates close

Farm Yard Circus

NIPPERS

Farm Yard Circus

MON 14 AUG

11AM

Shows at 11am and 2pm

 

A warm and cheery, family-friendly, farm-life inspired circus spectacle, the FARM YARD CIRCUS comprises group acrobatics, juggling, theatre, and live music

11AM SHOW

10:00 Car park opens
10:30 Gates open
11:00-11:45 Main show
12:30 Gates close

There's also a show at 2pm if that suits you better!

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NIPPERS

I Spy With My Little Eye

WED 16 AUG

11AM

For ages 2 to 6

Today is Molly’s 6th birthday. She and Bingo the puppy are having a birthday party and, best of all, you’re invited!

There’ll be a terrific treasure hunt, all your favourite sing-along songs (The Ants Go Marching, Hickory Dickory Dock and BINGO) and lots of fantastic games to play, including Molly’s favourite game: I Spy With My Little Eye!

 

So put on your party clothes, and come join us for what promises to be a magical day of fun and laughter. It’s going to be the best party ever!

10:00 Car park opens
10:30 Gates open
11:00-11:55 Main show
12:30 Gates close

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OPERA

Isle of Opera

THU 17 AUG

7.30PM

Puccini’s 'La bohème' tragic story of doomed love among the impoverished young bohemians of late 19th century Paris. Four young men are living the youthful dream, yearning for love and not working too hard. Then Mimi knocks on the door

The story follows the lovers as their passionate affair unfolds, from its joyous beginnings to the bitter end. Puccini’s thrilling, passionate love story captures the raw, consuming power of young love

A staged production with chamber orchestra

18:00 Car park opens
18:30 Gates open
19:30-21:30 Main show
22:00 Gates close

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PROMS

Last Wight of the Proms

SUN 20 AUG

4.15PM

The festival reaches its climax in a rousing celebration of British music and flag-waving, including Pomp & Circumstance, Jerusalem and many more. Starring multi-platinum selling vocal harmony group G4 and the WIGHT PROMS CONCERT ORCHESTRA, conducted by the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra's JONATHAN BUTCHER

Support Act: Company B

14:30 Car park opens
15:00 Gates open/Company B
16:15-18:15 Main concert
18:45 Gates close

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Due to the licensing at the venue, you can not bring your own alcohol, as only alcohol purchased on site can be consumed, otherwise you would be breaking the law. Please make sure that all of your party are aware of this. There will be a bar on site with a range of tipples, as well as non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks for you to purchase. Please note that all monies from drinks sales go directly to Northwood House Charitable Trust to help maintain its grade II* listed Georgian manor house and its gardens. You can also pre-order drinks when you buy tickets.

  • We have as list of FAQs here.

opening times

  • Our gates will open at the times stated on the event ticket pages, at which time you can visit the bar and our food stalls, and there will usually be entertainment on the outdoor stage before, and in some cases after the main shows as listed above.

  • There is an on-site car park (entrance on Ward Avenue) which costs £3.50 per vehicle and must be paid in cash on the day, or you can pre-order a voucher when buying your tickets.

Please note

  • These are outdoor concerts. Only 'Table & Chairs' and 'Rattan Sofa' tickets include seating, and other ticket-holders are expected to sit on the lawn and bring their own blanket or chair. For those bringing seating, you may be asked to position yourselves in a designated area to avoid blocking the view of those behind you, so we advise bringing a blanket to sit on if you want to be close to the stage. Please do not bring gazebos or tables!

 

Our associated charity

  • When you buy tickets you can donate to our associated local charity Independent Arts who use the arts to improve well-being, quality of life and to reduce social isolation on the Isle of Wight, since 1987 (Charity No. 297474).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • The shows will take place no matter what the weather, and ticket-holders will only receive a refund if the concert itself is cancelled by the organiser.

  • The published line-up and venue may be subject to change. Your ticket admits to a festival, not a specific artist or location. Tickets are sold subject to the organiser's right to alter or vary the published event programme and venue, which may result in changes to the performance line-up, playing times or any other aspect of the event. The organiser reserves all rights in this regard. Any published start and finish times of a performance at the Event may be subject to change. The organiser shall not be liable for any change to the venue or the programme of a published start or finish time.

Mailing List

Highlights from Wight Proms 2022

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